Category: Books for Teens

Looking for great books to inspire your students?  Check out these literature reviews for teen fiction written by teens and teachers.

Books for Teens A Night Divided – Teacher Review

A Night Divided – Teacher Review

A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen (2017 Oregon Battle of the Books) I love historical fiction and read it quite often in both teen literature and regular fiction. Sooo, it can sometimes be hard to find a book with a fresh take and engaging story. A Night Divided proved to be that book for me. It is …

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Books for Teens Prisoner B-3087 – Teen Review

Prisoner B-3087 – Teen Review

Student review of Prisoner B-3087 by Alan Gratz Yanek is just an ordinary 12 year old boy who enjoys reading and Western films, but his life was about to change.  Yanek is a Jew and he is about to face his worst nightmare. The Nazis are coming and taking Jews to concentration camps or placing …

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Books for Teens Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

I was introduced to this series during a reading conference with one of my 8th graders about 3 years ago.  As she described Cinder, I was fascinated by this fairy tale retelling turned science fiction.  Marissa Meyer did an excellent job of bringing fresh life to Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Snow White and …

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